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Lantern House, two-time winner, via Related Lantern House, two-time winner, via Related
For the past six years, the NYCxDESIGN Awards have been the highlight of Design Days, a week-long festival presented by not-for-profit NYCxDESIGN and dedicated to showcasing the talents of the city's design community. The ceremony is hosted by Interior Design editor Cindy Allen, and the finalists and winners are determined by a jury of design industry leaders. The winners are featured in Interior Design, featured in online galleries on both Interior Design and NYCxDESIGN's websites, and celebrated on Interior Design and NYCxDESIGN's social platforms.

Ms. Allen read the winners in a virtual ceremony presented by DesignTV on Monday, May 17. However, the organizers are planning a fall event that will allow winners to pick up their awards in person and celebrate together. We take a look at residential winners and finalists below.

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101 West End Avenue
101 West End Avenue Riverside Dr./West End Ave.
98 Front Street
98 Front Street DUMBO
Parlour, 243 Fourth Avenue
Parlour, 243 Fourth Avenue Park Slope
Waldorf Astoria Residences, 305 Park Avenue
Waldorf Astoria Residences, 305 Park Avenue Midtown East
The Brooklyn Tower, 9 DeKalb Avenue
The Brooklyn Tower, 9 DeKalb Avenue Downtown Brooklyn
Building Facade Winner
Large Multi-Unit Housing Winner
Lobby/Amenity Space Finalist

Developed by Related | Design by Heatherwick Studios
31 available listings from $1.9M - $17M

515-West-18th-Street-01 Lantern House via Related
The High Line has seen some adventurous architecture on all sides since the elevated train tracks were transformed into a park, but none with the interpretation of bay windows that Lantern House is famous for. As a result, residents of the "bubble-wrapped building" will enjoy incredible natural light and views, not to mention built-in window seats to make the most of this. The amenities were also designed with the location in mind, and include a courtyard nestled under the High Line, an Equinox-managed gym and pool with High Line view, and roof terrace with spectacular skyline vistas.
Lantern House from the High Line in mid-May 2020 (CityRealty)

Residential Lobby/Amenity Space Winner

Developed by The Dermot Company | Design by Bromley Caldari Architects
8 available listings from $2,375 - $3,688/month

101-West-End-Avenue-01 All images of 101 West End via Dermot
The twin towers and glass facade of 101 West End make it an immediate standout in its neighborhood near Lincoln Center, but the amenity space truly sets it apart. This includes a welcoming lobby, a children's play area, and a new lounge with big-screen TVs, working and socializing areas, a prep kitchen, and access to an outdoor terrace.

Small Multi-Unit Housing Winner

Developed by Hope Street Capital | Design by ODA New York
21 available listings from $675K - $3.4M

98-Front-Street-01 All images of 98 Front Street via Aaron Thompson
The design of 98 Front Street has resulted in an attention-grabbing concrete building and over 100 unique floor plans inside. All apartments feature oversized, sound-attenuated windows, and half the units come with private outdoor space. The building is topped with a roof deck boasting three separate outdoor kitchens, a workout area, a screening area, and beautiful city views.

On the Boards Residential Winner

Developed by Hope Street Capital | Design by Skidmore Owings & Merrill and Jean-Louis Deniot
11 available listings from $1.8M - $18.5M

303-Park-Avenue-01 All images of The Towers of the Waldorf Astoria via Noe & Associates with The Boundary
As architecture critic Carter Horsley says, "There are grand hotels, and then there's the Waldorf," which has been a beacon of timeless glamour since 1931. A recent renovation has restored it to its timeless glory and transformed the top floors into condo units with artfully designed interiors and access to one-of-a-kind amenities. These include a private port-cochere, 82' lap pool, Grand Salon, and Starlight Lounge.


Building Facade Finalist
Model Apartment Finalist

Developed by DHA Capital | Design by Andre Kikoski Architect
1 available listing for $10,000/month

75-Kenmare-Street-01 75 Kenmare Street via Andre Kikoski Architect
75 Kenmare Street was completed in 2018, but its respectfully contextual design makes it appear a longtime part of its Nolita neighborhood. Its concrete facade, bronze-framed windows, and handcrafted workmanship present a contemporary take on historic architecture.

Building Facade Finalist
Large Multi-Unit Housing Finalist

Developed by Charney Companies and Tavros Holdings | Design by Fogarty Finger
4 available listings from $2,636 - $2,803/month

277-South-5th-Street-01 All images of The Dime via Fogarty Finger Architects
Things can get contentious where new development and New York City landmarks are concerned, but that was notably not the case at The Dime: The developers applauded the designation of the Dime Savings Bank building, and preservationists appreciate the new tower's tribute to the original limestone bank. Amenities include an indoor half basketball court, indoor/outdoor fitness center, outdoor gaming terrace, garden terrace with grills, and speakeasy-inspired lounge with terrace access.

Lobby/Amenity Space Finalist
Small Multi-Unit Housing Finalist

Developed by CIM and LIVWRK | Design by Mesarch Studio and Fischer Makooi Architects
15 available listings from $499K - $1.48M

111-Montgomery-Street-01 All images of 111 Montgomery Street via Compass
111 Montgomery Street is a full-service condominium located across from the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, and the connection to nature comes through in the building's amenity areas. The lobby has a moss wall, the children's playroom has a nature theme, the lounge enjoys incredible natural light and plantings, and the roof deck looks out on Prospect Park.

Building Facade Finalist

Developed by HAP Investments | Design by DXA Studio
9 available listings from $1.3M - $6M

215-West-28th-Street-01 All images of Maverick Chelsea via Douglas Elliman
Maverick Chelsea's two-toned facade and oversized windows makes a bold statement just south of Penn Station. There are private terraces set along the building's setback, and select units have Juliet balconies. Over 12,000 square feet of amenities include a rooftop cabana park with Sky Beach, elevated fire pit, outdoor kitchen, and beautiful skyline views.
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Building Facade Finalist

Developed by Broadmore Development | Design by INC Architecture & Design
1 available listing for $2.5M

243-Fourth-Avenue-01 All images of Parlour via Douglas Elliman
The large arched windows at Parlour pay tribute to the arched bridges in nearby Prospect Park. They are set in a bespoke brick facade the reinterprets a classic brownstone, and fill the residences with abundant natural light.

Residential Lobby/Amenity Space Finalist

Developed by Vanbarton Group | Design by Fogarty Finger
4 available listings from $2,846 - $5,996/month

70-West-37th-Street-01 All images of The Hollingsworth via Greystar
Hollingsworth is a luxury rental in a central location between Herald Square and Bryant Park. More than 70 percent of apartments have private balconies, and all residents have access to the building's roof terrace with grills and beautiful Empire State Building views. Indoor amenities include a lounge with fireplace, a co-working area, and a fitness center equipped with Peloton bikes.

Small Multi-Unit Housing Finalist

Developed by All Blue Heron LLC | Design by Perkins Eastman
5 available listings from $699K - $3.95M

139-Huron-Street-01 All images of Bath Haus via Compass
In the heart of Greenpoint, a Roman Revival-style bathhouse has been transformed into a boutique condominium. The historic facade was beautifully restored, but the interiors have been carved into nine apartments with oversized windows, Minimalist aesthetics, and top-of-the-line appliances. It is topped with a common roof deck, and additional amenities include a lounge and storage.

Small Multi-Unit Housing Finalist

Developed by 83 Eagle St. LLC | Design by StudiosC
No listings currently available

83-Eagle-Street-01 All images of 83 Eagle Street via MNS
83 Eagle Street is a new boutique condominium with modern finishes and appliances. However, the brick facade and powder coated steel paneling offer a contemporary yet respectful take on the architecture around it. All units open up to private outdoor space.

Large Multi-Unit Housing Finalist

Developed by Risland, United, and FSA Capital | Design by Hill West
61 available listings from $691K - $3M

3-Court-Square-01 All images of Skyline Tower via MNS
Skyline Tower is New York's tallest building outside Manhattan, and its soaring height and blue glass design set it apart in the Long Island City skyline. The massive tower houses apartments with open floor plans and floor-to-ceiling windows. An extensive amenity package includes a full fitness center, 75' indoor pool and spa area, double-height lounge, children's playroom, and pet spa.

On the Boards Residential Finalist

Developed by Delancey Street Associates | Design by CetraRuddy
11 available listings from $890K - $6.7M

202-Broome-Street-01 One Essex Crossing via CityRealty
202-Broome-Street-02 Interiors via Corcoran
One Essex Crossing is located in the sparkling new Essex Crossing mega-development, but its gridded facade pays tribute to Lower East Side architecture of old. The building is designed around an elevated garden, and interiors enjoy high ceilings, abundant natural light, and beautiful views of the nearby Manhattan Bridge and Lower Manhattan skyline.

On the Boards Residential Finalist

Developed by JDS Development Group | Design by SHoP Architects

9-Dekalb-Avenue-01 Rendering of 9 Dekalb Avenue via SHoP Architects
In addition to constructing a 73-story tower that will be Brooklyn's tallest, the team behind 9 Dekalb Avenue is restoring the landmarked Dime Savings Bank to be an important part of the new residential building: The bank will serve as the entrance, and there will be a rooftop pool and lounge wrapped around the Gustavino dome. Completion is estimated for 2022.

Large Health & Wellness Finalist

Developed by Maplewood Senior Living | Design by Handel Architects

1802-Second-Avenue-01 All images of Inspir Carnegie Hill via Handel Architects
Between its prime Upper East Side location and impressive amenities, the developers of Inspir Carnegie Hill were fielding calls from potential residents while the building was still under construction. The hand-crafted concrete exterior was designed to complement its masonry neighbors, and the interiors' earthy tones and oversized windows were designed as a backdrop to nature.

Outdoor Space Finalist

Developed by Brookfield Properties | Design by Handel Architects
18 available listings from $2,371 - $11,181/month

46-Blue-Slip-01 All images of Two Blue Slip via Handel Architects
A key component of the Greenpoint Landing development, which Two Blue Slip is a part of, is the outdoor space and connection to the Greenpoint waterfront. The amenity package includes a Pool Club with airy, landscaped terraces, and the building sits directly adjacent to one acre of open space designed to expand the existing waterfront esplanade and connect it to the Newtown Bridge Park.

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